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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Nebraska

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst Nebraska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,450
25th Percentile Wage
$38,000
50th Percentile Wage
$45,540
75th Percentile Wage
$56,120
90th Percentile Wage
$68,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.07
25th Percentile Wage
$18.27
50th Percentile Wage
$21.89
75th Percentile Wage
$26.98
90th Percentile Wage
$33.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.00. The median hourly salary is $21.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,5403.71%5.58%
201543,850-0.30%-
201443,9803.75%-
201342,330-1.58%-
201243,000--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Nebraska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Nebraska ranges from $38,120 to $49,910. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $49,910. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Lincoln (mean annual salary $43,650). The lowest paying area is Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$49,910
Lincoln
$43,650
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$43,220
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$38,120


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